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Types of Paddle Boats

There are various types of paddle boats. These boats have designs that allow for use in waters that are calm such as ponds and even rougher whitewater. A single person can paddle comfortably in calm waters but when in whitewater it’s necessary to have multiple people paddle the boat, unless of course you are using a kayak. Certain paddle boats may have oars fitted with them for one person to use as well. Either way, these boats can be great for fishing, a relaxing ride down the river, or exciting trips down the rapids. These boats are sure to bring lots of fun for you and your family. This Article on types of paddle boats is provided as a community service by Action Donation Services® who processes donations of boats, watercraft of all types, and no longer needed motor homes to benefit non-profit organizations that promote boating safety and protecting […]

Charity Volunteering for the Soul

Charity organizations collect money or supplies to help people in need. A group that collects clothing and distributes it to the homeless would be considered a charity. A nonprofit organization is slightly different from a charity. Nonprofit organizations are legal entities that qualify for exemption from federal taxes. The Internal Revenue Service requires each nonprofit to be in the form of a foundation, corporation, fund, or community chest to qualify for this tax-exempt status. The most well-known type of nonprofit organization is the 501(c)(3), which is a charitable nonprofit. This article is provided by Action Donation Services® as a public service with the goal of encouraging charity volunteering. Action Donation is a “for-profit” organization that processes donations of cars, boats, RVs, trucks, and motorcycles for some of America’s best known charities, religious, and non-profit organizations.The National Center for Charitable Statistics reports that the United States has more than 1.6 million […]

Eco-Friendly Boating for Beginners

In order to conserve our environment, it is essential to follow eco-friendly boating practices. By following these environmentally safe guidelines, our waterways can be conserved for generations to come to share and enjoy. There are many different ways that boats can contribute to pollution. Marine engines contribute to ground level pollution by emitting hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxide. The pollutants caused by marine engines impact humans directly because they cause respiratory inflammation. Lack of regular maintenance on a vessel can contribute to oil and gas leaks. The surrounding environment of a particular waterway can be infected by a single vessel through the transportation of evasive species from one body of water to another. While there are many ways a boat can contribute to pollution, there are many ways drivers can make their boating trips greener. Action Donation Services® who processes boat, yacht, and watercraft donations for hundreds of America’s best known […]

The Boat That Couldn’t Sink: The Tale of the Titanic

In 1912, the Titanic symbolized a new era in ship design as well as fast and luxurious travel. The Titanic was to offer its passengers plush accommodations and modern conveniences. Even before construction was finished, the Titanic was celebrated for its incredible length of 883 feet and its hull made of steel. Another notable feature of the Titanic was the 16 compartments below deck that could be closed off electronically from the bridge. These watertight compartments were safety features that contributed to the Titanic’s ‘unsinkable’ reputation. When it came to the design of the ship, the elegant heated rooms, rich furnishings, woodcarvings, grand staircases, and telephone service put the Titanic in a class by itself. By the time the Titanic was ready to set sail, it was already receiving praise from all over the world. This article about the Titanic is provided by Action Donation Services® as service to the […]

Kid’s First Boating Guide

The best thing about summer is the water! Nothing beats the heat better than jumping in a pool, lake, or swimming in the ocean. These kinds of days are great to spend with the entire family. And a fun family favorite is going boating. There are many different types of boats to enjoy. A few favorites are sail boats, speed boats, and canoes. Every different boat is a different type of fun. But remember, Action Donation Services®, America’s premier processor of boat, yacht and watercraft donations to charity believes that boating safety should be your number one priority—and provides this boating guide as a service to the boating community!Learn to SwimKnowing how to swim is one of the best things you can do to keep yourself safe. If you are having a hard time learning, there are swimming classes that can help. If you are scared, just remember that your […]